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Constitution Check: Does a 1994 diplomatic agreement commit the U.S. to defend Ukraine?

Posted 1 month, 12 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the Budapest Memorandum, a 1994 deal between the U.S., Britain and Russia about Ukraine, which wasn’t ratified by the U.S. Senate but may become a factor in the crisis there.

Constitution Check: Can Washington control local public schools’ messages about junk food?

Posted 1 month, 14 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at an interesting question: Do public schools have a First Amendment right to allow “unhealthy” food ads on school grounds?

Constitution Check: Do journalists have a right to keep their sources secret?

Posted 1 month, 19 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at a rising chance that the Supreme Court might be persuaded to redefine privileges sought by reporters seeking to protect their sources.

The Supreme Court rules on a home search dilemma

Posted 1 month, 20 days ago.

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Among three Supreme Court rulings handed down on Tuesday was a decision about what happens when two people can’t agree on allowing police to search a home, and one of them later consents without the other present.

Did George Washington tell a lie about state control over Article V amendments?

Posted 1 month, 20 days ago.

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In this commentary, Nick Dranias from the Goldwater Institute looks at the current debate over who would actually control an Article V convention to amend the Constitution, and why the Founders wanted states to control the process.